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How do audiences decide what news to trust? Fairness and accuracy aren’t the only things that matter
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A new Reuters Institute report finds that editorial standards and journalistic practices may be less important for trust in news than audience impressions about brand reputations and the look and feel of how information is presented.
An interview with Sara Yasin, the managing editor of BuzzFeed News.
“Appropriating the newspaper is tied to non-news practices which are meaningful to the actors, although they might seem trivial to some scholars.”
We wanted to know more about what really helps scientists talk to the public. What we found surprised us.
“In believing it can’t happen to them, they believe, on some level, that you deserve what you are getting. But the reality is, it can happen to anyone.”
Social platforms know transparency matters when it comes to political advertising, but they’re also able to control the terms of that transparency.
Journalists have transferred some of their own power over the presentation of current events to Twitter by normalizing the ways tweets are presented in news stories.
Americans who share fake news on social media might not lack media literacy skills. Chances are they don’t stop to check accuracy, a new study suggests.
“Food Only” turned out to be impossible.
The community members will join internal meetings, participate in interviews for candidate endorsements, and recommend topics for editorials and contributed opinion pieces.